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Discrimination In To Kill A Mockingbird

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Barack Obama; was the first African American president of the United States. However, before he was president he did not receive a good support group from the people of the U.S. When he went to the Democratic convention for convention where he was booed before giving his speech, even though he felt like he should have dropped out of the race, he kept going and campaigning. He knew that he was going to be treated worse than the other candidates because he was black, so he knew he had to win. He faced adversity with discrimination during the race because of his race and beliefs and was ridiculed for it just like how. Discrimination is the main theme widely explored in novel, most of the people in the town has been affected by it someway, Tom is guaranteed to lose his case because of his race, and discrimination is used all through the book. This is no different than what is happening in Harper Lee’s outstanding novel To Kill a Mockingbird, which is set in the old, small city of Maycomb, Alabama where Discrimination have is very prevalent among the people of Maycomb, because of race, wealth, and gender. This is the same way that the former president Barack Obama was discriminated. Discrimination has affected the lives of Tom Robinson, Walter Cunningham, and Scout Finch’s lives.
Tom Robinson was discriminated because of his race in novel during his trial by the jury and the Ewells, for example,“There’s something in our world that makes men lose their heads- they couldn’t be
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